Ch 16: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Research & Writing Tips

About This Chapter

Accumulate research and writing tips through your review of this chapter and its informative online video lessons. When you sit for the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination, you can apply what you've learned and recalled here.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Research and Writing Tips - Chapter Summary

Gain the skills required to effectively prepare a research paper and to utilize numerous reputable sources when you explore this chapter on research and writing tips. Studying the information in the video lessons just before you take the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination could provide you with deeper knowledge of the importance of quoting and paraphrasing. The chapter also outlines the different kinds of reliability and validity. Watch these videos so that you can answer questions on:

  • Writing meaningful research questions
  • Locating research materials through books, periodicals and websites
  • Determininge whether a research study is of good quality
  • Assessing the worth and credibility of a source
  • Building techniques for summarizing your research
  • Avoiding plagiarism and properly cite sources

Each of this chapter's video lessons are found online and can be studied 24/7, according to your schedule. Prepare for the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination by watching the instructor-delivered videos on research and writing tips, completing the self-assessment quizzes and printing out quiz results for offline review. Consult the text transcripts, navigate the lessons with the video tags, and receive personalized assistance when you submit your questions interactively.

NYSTCE English Language Arts: Research and Writing Tips Chapter Objectives

The information in this chapter reflects some of the questions you could encounter on the Researching to Build and Present Knowledge section of the NYSTCE English Language Arts examination. For example, you may be required to know how to avoid plagiarism and to understand techniques for gathering reliable information from multiple sources. You must provide the correct answers to 90 selected-response questions as well as one constructed response question. There's a three-hour-and-15-minute time limit for completing the computer-administered examination. An additional 15 minutes are granted for watching tutorials.

6 Lessons in Chapter 16: NYSTCE English Language Arts: Research & Writing Tips
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Writing Research Questions: Purpose & Examples

1. Writing Research Questions: Purpose & Examples

What is a research question, and why is it important to get it right? This lesson will explore one way to write a research question, which guides a researcher in designing his or her experiment.

Tips for Locating Research Materials

2. Tips for Locating Research Materials

The process of preparing a research paper for academic or employment purposes can be a difficult task. There are some basic tips for how to locate research materials such as online, books, periodicals, etc.

Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Sources

3. Assessing the Reliability and Validity of Sources

In the business world, any research material must have support that can provide validity and reliability. The support must be credible and have documentation to show that it is well-researched, professional, peer-reviewed and recent.

Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth

4. Evaluating Sources for Reliability, Credibility, and Worth

It's important to have information that is reliable, credible, and worthwhile in your speech. Sometimes, it's hard to determine these factors. This lesson will help you!

Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing Your Research

5. Quoting, Paraphrasing and Summarizing Your Research

Quoting, paraphrasing and summarizing are three important skills to master for writing in the academic and business world. These skills will help support claims and add credibility to your work.

Avoiding Plagiarism: How to Quote and Paraphrase in Your Writing

6. Avoiding Plagiarism: How to Quote and Paraphrase in Your Writing

Learn how to avoid plagiarism by giving clear credit to your sources by directly quoting or paraphrasing them and properly citing them in the following video!

Chapter Practice Exam
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Practice Final Exam
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